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    December 12, 2012
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double a funds. all three of those projects are currently cleared through the transit effectiveness program. we understand there are some uncertainty over the schedule and the funding plans compared to the other projects submitted in this project. in september we proposed a funding place holder for rapid network project in fiscal years '14, '15. this allows us to fund four other projects that are ready to be delivered in the first two years of the program. at the september meeting, we did hear support from commissioner cohen and members of the public. since then we have met with sfmta staff. we've offered support to the sfmta for potential prop k allocation to further project development of these projects. there are $7.3 million in prop k funds and tap funding strategy
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development will be focus of prop k strategic plan. we plan to start in early 2013. we also continue to work with the sfmta to identify additional funding for pet projects since since -- including the none eir improvement. the condition we included the action, priority for receiving any additional prop double a funds in the transit reliability category in the current five year period and also first priority for programming in the transit category in the next prop double a strategic update. you can find more information on all of these projects in the enclosure that i mentioned. final i want to note we made several small revisions to the policies and prioritization criteria. these are attachments three and four. the more substantial change
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consist clarifying consequences that requires project implementation to occur within 12 months. we added language stating a project doesn't start within 12 months but the sponsor can request a new project deadline. the sponsor request the authority board extension. finally i'll note that funds from project do not allocate in the year in which they are programmed. with that, i'm happy to take any questions. i know we have a number of project sponsors here. >> thank you for your presentation. if there are no comments or questions from the panel, we'll go on to public comment. anyone from the public like to comment please come forward. seeing none, we will close public comment. okay, thank you for your presentation. colleague can we have a motion to approve this item with
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conditions? motion from commissioner kim and seconded by commissioner farrell. next item. >> i'm back, chad transportation authority item number seven. really quick powerpoint. shorter than quick. >> no, i mean speak slowly. >> i need you to slow it down. >> i item begins on page 71 of
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the memo. the allocation request, begin on page 78 if you're interested. three projects, 9th street i mentioned include six blocks of paving work and it includes construction of approximately 45 pell grants. epw is paving work will be coordinated with pedestrian enhancement at the intersection of 9th street and folsom. the enhancements includes the construction of pedestrian in the installations. the pedestrian improvement will be funded with prop b funds. construction of the over all project begin in june 2013 and is anticipated to be open for use by february of 2014. next is 28th avenue pavement. this includes ten blocks of paving work and construction of
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approximately 55 curb ramps. construction is scheduled to begin in april 2013 and anticipated to be open by december 2013. last project, this project will allow the sfmta to install pedestrian signal at ten locates around the city. in addition to the installation of new projects. i will be happy to take questions. >> just over all, if you can explain how the signals fits with the overall city strategy.
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>> good morning commissioners. you may recall couple months back we explained our strategy and our prioritization for all the pedestrian contact signals intersections in city that's lack pcs. these are the ten locations that we've had in our list for a while. they rank pretty highly compared to the location in the city. we've been still looking forward to having the double a funds available so that we can go forward from design and constructing these signals. >> then these are approved -- what's the next phase in terms of looking at greater coverage of signals in san francisco? >> you're talking about the rest of the location, that is something in your cip. we continue to work and chip away at those locations. double a is one funding source
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and prop a is another. >> certainly this southern and southeast part of san francisco getting coverage not quite as strong here and district 11 isn't on here at all. >> i understand. these are ten of the locations citywide. this is only from the prop a funded. we are looking into putting in other signals. these are ones really in bad shape and we can't add pedestrian signals to the crumbling infrastructure. there are other locations throughout the district and citywide that we are adding pedestrian signals. this is just the ones we happen to rank very highly citywide. >> thank you. okay, commissioner cohen? why don't we go to public
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comment. any member of the public like to comment. please come forward. seeing none, we will close public comment. we have a motion to move forward. motion from commissioner and we'll take that out objection. next item. >> recommended approval of initial one bay area grant project allocation of $22,000 prop k funds. this is an action item. >> good morning commissioners transportation planner with the authority. going to walk you through transportation on the one bay area grant program. this is recommendation for initial program of project. just one allocation for further project development. we'll get into what that mean further down the presentation. just a quick overview, we'll do a brief overview what the regional obag program was and
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how we got here today and where we are in our schedule. the project screening prioritization process and the project development stage and some next steps. i'll be using the enclosure that you received. kind of my main guidance and walking you through. as you remember, we've been in front of the committee at least two or three times discussing the obag program. i won't go in too much step in terms of the regional side of things. this is the region -- supports the california climate law sb375 and one very specific way that does that is mtc requested that 70% of all obag funds will be
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spent in the project development area. eligible programs pretty wide. including transportation for committees, local streets and road, paving projects, bicycle and pedestrian projects. a formula took into consideration, population, future housing project, gave san francisco $38 million that extends from '13 to '15 and '16. we have about $35 million of that amount for projects. that's the amount we're discussing here today. >> just real quick question on the scope of the program, this is 2013 to 205 and '16 fiscal years do we see another round of obag funding after that? >> correct. there should be future rounds. our federal funds flowed to the
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region on an annual basis. this is their four year program for doing the fund. next year for the next round can be a similar obag program. >> of about $35 million? >> if the formulas hold. those are all under discussion. schedule over view, on september 25th, we brought a schedule funding framework to the board for adoption. in your enclosure those documents are page 1, 3 and 5. september26th, day rereleased call for project. on october 26th we received 12 applications for obag funds. page 9 and 11 of your enclosure shows all the projects we receive and the description of those projects and the amounts
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requested. on page 11ing you'll see a map of the same project. we are at the december 2012 budget point here. this is adopting the initial obag project list. just wanted to go through what we did to do some the screening and prioritization for this process. we created a scoring system based on the board adopted criteria. if you go to page 13 of your packet, we went through every project and scored each criteria. in there you'll see how we assign points for each criteria. we attended field visits. we went out and reviewed on sight all the projects. we met with project sponsors both before and after the applications. we discussed what we were looking for in the application
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and after received them, we had discussions with them and members of the advocacy community. i won't go into too much depth into all the details i'm happy to answer any questions. i want you to keep three themes in mind, one is project readiness, lot of the scoring is focused on project readiness. complete streets project, multimonth dal -- multimodal projects. again, tieing back to the regional program projects that were in high impact areas, high growth impact areas.
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the phase that we're moving into now is the project development is something we unique set up for the one day area program. we collected the project application that are first initial scoring and we will use prop k funding. over the next four months really address more details on each one of the projects. each one has some unique aspect that's we need to address and actually getting details in your packet for each project what we're looking for. we're really looking for some more public outreach where needed, refining projects, schedules and budgets and doing more detail and engineering and doing multiagency coordination.
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i want to offer a briefing back to the board just to tell you where we're at in further project development. there will be four projects. recommendations which is on page 15 of the packet is to move forward with 10 of the 12 projects. that leave us us with $54 million in obag funding. over the next four months, we will be going through this project development phase to bring recommendation back to you in may or june. the two projects removed from consideration, one is a project.
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we focusing on capital projects and this is operations project. this is a project to do bicycle and education outreach, maintenance and training classes and possibly a bike share in the bay view community. since we received the application we've been working with that sponsor and several other sponsors that do that activity.
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there's really no targeted planning or outreach around this project. there's some outreach done around the tdp. we want to see how the tdp start to develop. there's also a large portion of this project where they're looking at replacing some of the over headlines. getting into the next part of the recommendations. about the funding pramework, we created a project. within that target, you'll see on your page 15, first two projects, actually a little bit lower on scoring. the third project is actually gene parker elementary in
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district three. this project is part of the chinatown broadway phase four project. we can describe it a little more detail on the next slide. i want you to know it's within that project. all three of those projects combined and about $2.7 million. just a little bit above but enough to keep everyone in at this point. the four project that's we have what we call upper tier, you can see the upper tier portion of the project, masonic, second street, all projects that have a high level project and gone through corridor specific projects are in high growth areas. these are project that's are meeting all of our benchmarks. just a few details to point out for the columbus avenue -- for the broadway project. this is phase four along
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broadway. the plan cost is completed in june. this project goes from columbus all the way to the broadway tunnel. >> just looking at the masonic project well above the cost for other project that's are being considered here today, $16.3 million. i wonder if there's a way to break apart that project in different phases that could allow for other projects to be able to be considered in the upper tier project.
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is that a possibility? without diminishing what we're able to do in the long term vision for masonic boulevard? >> sure. it is something we will be working on with the project manager. if they are here today to answer that question, that would be great. it's something we're definitely targeting and looking at different ways we can phase it. it is difficult when you are looking at different the cycle tracks. that's the main piece requires a lot of major changes roadway. along with targeting segmenting the project or looking at value engineering some of the enhancement portion. we're going to be looking other funding sources as well. hopeful in february and march we'll have detail. >> is that a portion what we're expecting over all to be spending on masonic boulevard avenue? >> the total cost column on page
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15, it's actually $20.7 million project. this is from masonic. >> i just would like to see if that could be perhaps considered a way we have one kind of project that is an outlier and you know, i have great needs for managing traffic along geneva boulevard. that will be nice to consider other ways that ecould be more flexible with our planning and funding. >> this is kind of a unique situation where we beat the bushes and we have a very competitive long list of projects, which is fantastic. it gives the board a choice. one of the pluses of this development project is to have a more transparent discussion about which one you want to move
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forward. these projects on the list with high priorities. >> i'm just thinking, want to look at how we can maximize what we can do with the initial round of funding. needs that are close to the upper tier but not quite there and how to maximize that especially around park station. that's much less cost, things staying close to the top. >> moving down the list quickly. these are the bike and pedestrian and actually weight finding and realtime transit portions of phase one of the
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transit center project. this is actually within that phase one project. we looking to meet with dpw the next main point of discussion how the environmental phase of that project will move forward. >> i just wanted to mention as far as the masonic, i think the district 11 definitely under serve as it relates to transit dollars. of course the bike rider in that particular part in district five
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it's very high. this has been one of those -- i think there should be more maybe conversation negotiation around some of this but certainly this has been one of the areas where bicyclist have been -- i know there have been two fatalities that i can think it. there does need to be attention given to providing a safer environment for bike pad purposes. you think that might be one of the reasons behind prioritizing this in the way that we have. it's part of obviously different picture. i wanted to make sure i put that out there.
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>> top two projects here, this is really unique project. it's in the middle of the park. it touches three different districts. actually in the prop double a program, we're providing the funds program for the paving portion of this project. some of the things we will be looking to over the next four months is try to solidify the vision behind preferred alternative for the project and the project includes basically paving, sidewalks and bike lanes. >> very bumpy road.
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>> moving forward selecting an alternative, doing more design portion of the road. the balboa area, the obag request is focused solely on the shelter canopies which are part of the fast track improvements. we're going to be working with sfmta and bart and focusing on coordination and coordination around the balboa park project. >> i want to make sure. i appreciate that role t.a. can play. that coordination between mta and bart can be stronger. working together, we can help reach that coordination.
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>> absolutely. that was my next point. the first balboa advisory committee meeting should be in january. they are just finalizing the details. you'll be seeing that here in the prop a request.
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the southwest portion of the plaza is moving toward, i believe they're at 100% designing. i believe that starts in february. this project scores well but it doesn't have that complete street corridor wide element. we'll be holding on to the project scored in the middle here and working with bart and finding some other funding strategy for this one as well. the final slide, the next four months, doing project development, public outreach, updating cost assessment and doing detail engineering. february and march coming back to give updates. april all of this building into getting revised obag application. may or june, we'll be bringing this back for board approval and final list of $35 million. at the end of june, we're forwarding list on to mtc. with that i can take any
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questions. >> colleagues any questions, commissioner cohen. >> i want to go on record to press concern about pa lou. the current list of projects don't necessarily meet our obligation that we brought to the voters with regards to the prop b ballot initiative. meaning we made an agreement asking voters to pass prop b that we are going to do some kind of basic level funding of repaving our streets. i'm asking for the th to reconsider working to retain the cost estimatings to find the fund